Literacy for ME - Resources

Literacy for ME Brochures

This collection of brochures describes literacy development at different points in time along the birth to adult continuum, and provides suggestions for ways in which parents and community members can support literacy learning. The brochures include a space for community literacy teams or organizations to include their contact information.The age spans of the brochures include:

Video: Literacy for ME: An Investment In Maine. This is a one minute video that provides an overview of the Literacy for ME initiative and its importance to Maine’s well-being.

Literacy for ME Informational Videos

A three-part series of informational videos (3 min. each) that describe literacy development at different points in time and present ways in which parents and community members can support literacy education efforts.

Read to ME Challenge

Summer Literacy

To keep Maine kids learning throughout the summer, the Maine Department of Education has teamed up with a variety of partners to offer exciting and fun resources to help students retain the literacy skills they gained this past school year, while ramping up their skills for next fall.


This collection of digital tools provides many of the resources needed to implement the plan. The toolkit is free to all who wish to use it, and will continue to grow as needs are identified and solutions developed.

Other Resources

Informational & Marketing Materials

Sample Literacy Learning Targets

Progression of literacy learning targets for age/grade spans from birth to adult, written in less technical terms than standards documents. 

By the Numbers


By the Numbers is a collection of literacy-related data and data resources for age/grade spans in the State of Maine.